The application process is easy:

  1. Click here to download and print the Salon Assessment and ACE Program Application.
  2. Meet with a salon industry professional and fill out the Salon Assessment form together.
  3. Complete the ACE Program Application.
  4. Bring the completed Salon Assessments, ACE Program Application, and proof of your high school diploma or GED certification to any participating ACE Program school. To find a participating ACE School, click here.

If you have any questions about the ACE Program, please reach out to the AACS National Office by email,, or phone, (480) 281-0431 x1.